Lexington KY – Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras is pleased to announce the creation of the North Limestone MusicWorks, a new El Sistema-inspired program in the North Limestone neighborhood of Lexington, designed in cooperation with the North Limestone Cultural Development Corporation (NoLi CDC). This program will be the first of its kind in Kentucky, and the only El Sistema-inspired program meeting daily between Cincinnati and Atlanta.
The North Limestone MusicWorks will be an intensive musical training program for 20-30 second and third grade students, and will run for two hours per day, five days a week, following the Academic Calendar. CKYO is excited to welcome Rachel Hockenberry to its Artistic Staff, and to the musical community of Lexington, as the program’s founding Director. Rachel is a recent graduate of the Sistema Fellows Program at New England Conservatory, the only El Sistema leadership training program in the world. Ms. Hockenberry will move from Boston, MA to Lexington, KY to administer the program.
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